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Fratelli Toso Murano Glass Millefiori & cane Paperweight 1950's

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Murano and Italian Art Glass709 of 942STAR TOP GLASS VASEMurano Vase  My first, Hope it is not fake copy!  14" X 14" X4"
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Posted 3 years ago


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This is a colorful 3" paperweight that is in great condition.
I believe that it was madein Murano by Fratelli Toso in the 1950's. There are minute millefiori ( some of the smallest I've seen) and twisted pink/white ribbons that are set ona translucent green ground.
Loveing most things glass I find paperweights show all the skill and art of their maker.

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  1. AmberRose AmberRose, 3 years ago
    Hi Oz, this is very interesting. I could gaze into the glass for a good long while.
    Hope you are doing well!
  2. ozmarty ozmarty, 3 years ago
    Thanks Amber rose I'm Ok but there is a deluge happening out side
  3. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 3 years ago
    why do you think 50's and not earlier?
  4. vetraio50 vetraio50, 3 years ago
    It's beautiful, Marty!
    The shape of a macaroon-as delicious as Zumbo!
  5. ozmarty ozmarty, 3 years ago
    HI GSO , I'd love it to be earlier and it possibly is due to the very fine millefiori but ..... have seen similar that others date to the 1950's .
    I was being cautious on the date ... If anyone has referance to point me to please do referance on paperweights are ancient. and coffee table ish .
  6. Greatsnowyowl Greatsnowyowl, 3 years ago
    I don't know much about paperweights.. to me it looks like it could very well be older. But, I don't know much about it.
  7. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 3 years ago
    Astonishing and gorgeous! : )
  8. SEAN68 SEAN68, 2 years ago
    tis stunning!!
  9. Elisabethan Elisabethan, 11 months ago
    Ozmarty, this is a great page for learning more about paperweights. I emailed them once about a paperweights of mine and got a kind answer where they told me the age of my paperweight.
  10. ozmarty ozmarty, 11 months ago
    Thank you Elisabethan i shall take a look at that .
    Happy new year to all at CW !

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